The DJ, producer and writer was one of the storied few who changed UK clubbing forever.
In honour of the late but great frog in the pepper, here are some other extraordinary animals killed by bureaucrats or just plain old human ineptitude.
Across a long career of music, poetry, and visual art, the Silver Jews songwriter married despair and absurdity. Few artists better reflected how complicated it is to be alive.
The longtime 'Thrasher' editor dedicated his life to skateboarding, and it won't be the same without him.
The frontman, who died at the age of 49, will inspire a generation with his wild legacy in electronic music.
From club banger "Homosapien" to the doomy and disco-y “I Surrender,” his 80s electro output is long overdue a revaluation.
The former president took up skydiving in his seventies and spawned a couple of decent conspiracy theories.
RIP TouchID, 2013-2018.
America's most famous alt-weekly is officially shutting down.